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Unformatted text preview: Music 101/Am St 105 Reading and Listening Assignment Weeks 10-11 Tu 4/1 Disco; electronica Reading: • Garofalo: 307-319; 430-437 • Brackett: 61: Get On Up Disco: 298-308 • Carol Cooper, “Disco Knights: Hidden Heroes of the New York Dance Music Underground,” Social Text , No. 45. (Winter, 1995): 159-165. [Course Materials] • Philip Tagg, "From Refrain to Rave: The Decline of Figure and the Rise of Ground," Popular Music, Vol. 13, No. 2, Mellers at 80. (May, 1994): 209-222. [Course Materials] Tagg is British and uses British musical terms. The "crotchets" and "semiquavers" he refers to are what Americans call "quarter notes" and "sixteenth notes." "Phrygian mode" (for our purposes) is the scale you would get if you played a scale on just white keys of the piano beginning at E. An "anaphone" is unexplained, but I take it to be something that sounds, beginning at E....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2008 for the course AM ST 105 taught by Professor Stevenpond during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '08